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Princeton's WordNet

  1. on the nose, on the button(adverb)

    being precise with regard to a prescribed or specified criterion

    "his guess was on the nose"; "the prediction for snow was right on the button"

    Synonyms:
    on the button

    Antonyms:
    imprecise

  2. precisely, exactly, on the nose, on the dot, on the button(adverb)

    just as it should be

    "`Precisely, my lord,' he said"

    Synonyms:
    exactly, incisively, on the dot, on the button, precisely, just

    Antonyms:
    imprecise

Wiktionary

  1. on the nose(adjective)

    Exact; precise; appropriate.

    His estimate that they would consume 23 boxes was on the nose.

    Synonyms:
    on the button, on the dot

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How to say on the nose in sign language?

  1. onthenose

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How to use on the nose in a sentence?

  1. Italo Calvino:

    What Romantic terminology called genius or talent or inspiration is nothing other than finding the right road empirically, following one's nose, taking shortcuts.

  2. Saudi Proverb:

    If the camel once get his nose in a tent, the body will soon follow.

  3. Phindile Shabangu:

    Blood was coming out of his ears, nose, mouth, the baby was messed up.

  4. Eli Roth:

    I have a nose for doing something that's different, and that's exactly what scares distributors.

  5. Yitz Dekel:

    We had, especially for my wife, some dizziness, then in my case inexplicable fatigue. And my neighbors, some in ill health, had major coughing and irritation in the eyes and throat. Some had nose bleeding.


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  • exact, précisé, pile poilFrench

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